Winter walking & snowshoe
hiking in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

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White, whiter, whitest is everything you will see…

Really big eyes for all winter hikers in the rear Ötztal: the pace is excellent to admire the unspoilt beauty of the Alpine mountains and landscapes. 12 km of cleared, signposted winter walking trails lead through snow-covered stone pine forests, white meadows and along the frozen Gurgler Ache brook. Take an even deeper insight into marvelous backcountry areas on guided snowshoeing adventures.

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Cross-Country Skiing

Cross-Country Track Matau

Cross-Country Skiing • Oetztal
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medium
2.1 km
0:29 h
49 m
49 m
Access next to the church. Slightly descending route for 1 km until youreach Gasthof Stuibenfall. Follow Horlachbach brook. Return route: 2 slightlyrising kilometers towards Niederthai‘s sunny plateau. Short downhill trackback to the starting point.

 

Difficulty
medium
Stamina
Altitude
1537 m
1488 m

Equipment

  • Cross-country skis - classic or skating skis
  • Cross country poles of suitable length
  • Cross country boots - precise fit, should give a firm grip and tight-fitting
  • Clothing - Functional underwear with long arms and legs, special running tights and tight pants, water repellent and breathable jacket recommended
  • Gloves should provide a firm grip and optimal stick guidance

 

Tips, hints and links

More details about cross country skiing in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/langlaufen

Start

Matau (1534 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.127853 N 10.966289 E
UTM
32T 649129 5221247

Destination

Matau

Turn-by-turn directions

Access next to the church. Slightly descending route for 1 km until youreach Gasthof Stuibenfall. Follow Horlachbach brook. Return route: 2 slightlyrising kilometers towards Niederthai‘s sunny plateau. Short downhill trackback to the starting point.

 

Public transport

Enjoy a both comfortable and relaxing train ride to the train station in Ötztal Bahnhof. You get off the train in ÖTZTAL Bahnhof where you change to a public bus or local taxi. The current bus schedule can be found at: http://fahrplan.vvt.at

 

Getting there

Niederthai is located in the western part of Austria in the state TYROL, in a southern side valley of the Inn valley - the ÖTZTAL. For your arrival by car, you can plan the best route from your home town with the route planner online at https://www.google.at/maps

 

Parking

The following parking facilities are available in Niederthai:
  • Niederthai Parking Sennhof, payable from 07:00 to 18:30
  • Niederthai Ortsweiler Lehen (football pitch), free
  • Niederthai Ortsweiler plate floor, free of charge

 

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Similar tours nearby

  • Cross-Country Track Matau Zubringer
  • Trail Horlachtal
  • Cross-Country Track Lehen
  • Cross-Country Track Tellerboden (Nighttrack)
  • Cross-Country Track Niederthai-Tauferberg
  • Cross-Country Track Earlytrack (Nighttrack)
  • Cross-Country Track Sunplateau
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Difficulty
medium
Distance
2.1 km
Duration
0:29 h
Ascent
49 m
Descent
49 m

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